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Engineering Manager Electronics / Hardware Development (m/f)

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 4/6/2018 6:52:01 AM
  • Job #: 3084595
  • Location(s): Germany; Hurth

About Us:
GE (NYSE: GE) is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. GE is organized around a global exchange of knowledge, the "GE Store," through which each business shares and accesses the same technology, markets, structure and intellect. Each invention further fuels innovation and application across our industrial sectors. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world's brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles... people like you.

Role Summary:
In this role, the successful candidate will lead a team to deliver world-class, high quality innovative electronics for Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) equipment. You will be a key member of the world leaders in Ultrasonic inspection systems. This position reports to the global engineering leader for Ultrasonic Testing Machines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Own team metrics and prioritization to ensure delivery for defect-free, on-time, new technology developments and product introductions, as well as response to quality issues, and Product Life Cycle health insurance
  • Drive tight integration with other functions and within the engineering team, in particular, software
  • Contribute technically to projects and provide guidance to drive technical challenges to resolution
  • Work closely with product management team to ensure we're building the best products
  • Grow organizational competencies and develop talent from both a leadership and technical perspective
  • Coach direct reports and provide feedback on performance, drive “Can do” leadership culture where integrity rules, engage technical / functional experts across the business
  • Drive continuous improvement of existing technology and engineering processes and a Continuous Improvement culture
  • Conduct performance appraisals and participate in salary planning
  • Promote professional growth through timely performance feedback, coaching and counseling
  • Ensure company compliance initiatives and training requirements are implemented within work group


  • Masters or Diploma degree in electrical engineering and /or equivalent experience
  • Significant engineering experience with some experience in leading a team or proven experience in a technical leadership role
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver innovative results while working on multiple projects simultaneously, balancing resources, timing and quality of outcomes
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in German and English
  • Ability to effectively lead technical teams in a dynamic fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated with strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong knowledge of design processes required to deliver integrated system solutions
  • Strong commercial awareness with knowledge of outcome based commercial models

Desired Characteristics:

  • Effective team-building and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with complex mixed-signal electronics design, FPGA design, and high-speed analog to digital conversion
  • Experience with High Voltage electronic design
  • Knowledge of ultrasonic Non-Destructive Testing
  • Knowledge of Altium eCAD software packages
  • Knowledge of ERP systems, ideally SAP
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and is accessible and approachable
  • Builds loyalty and commitment and can energize teams through inclusiveness and connection with people
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement, lean engineering, Six sigma or similar approaches

Locations: Germany; Hurth

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